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dem leamingp, v. 214 ; proved to be ge-
nuine, ib., note.
Discover, a verb not to be used absolutely,

iv. 600, note.
Discreet man, his character, iii. 110.
Discretion, her o&ce at the Temple of
Virtuous Love, ii. 78; the most useful
quality of the mind, iii. 109 ; contrasted
with cunning-, 110; considered both as
an accomplishment and a virtue, 111 j
a distinguishing ornament of women,
iv. 484.
Discus, its figure in sculpture, i. 468.
Diseurs de bonne avanture, fortune-tell-
ers, so called by the French, iii. 61.
Dif^junctives require a verb in the singular

number, iv. 244, note.
Disputable^ used for disputed, iii. 475,

Dispute respecting precedency, how ter-
minated, li. 19.
Dissensions, national, prevail in private

and in public, v. 24.
Dissent toith, propriety of that expression

discussed, iv. 374, note.
Distempers, real and imaginary, among

country people, iv, 258.
Distich, Mr., poet of the short club, threat-
ened, iv. 203.
Distinguish, improper use of the word, i.

256, note.
Distressed Mother, Sir Eoger de Cover-
ley's remarks on seeing that play, iii.
333 ; Epilogue to, v. 228 ; adapted from
Kacine by Ambrose Fhillips, 429.
Diversions, useful and innocent, a method

of employing time, ii. 413.
Divine presence, a sense of it promotes

cheerfulness of temper, ii, 413.
Dixme Boyale, extract from, showing the

poverty of Trance, iv. 360,
Doctor, a standing character in Yenetian

comedy, i. 394.
Doctors, the rank of, in the three profes-
sions, a degree above that of 'squires,
iv. 48.
Doctors Commons records, the only au-
thentic materials for Grub Street poli-
ticians, v. 29.
Doctrines, unnatural, in politics, iv. 417.
Doddington, Bubb, v. 439 ; letter to, ib.
Dog, its nature transfused into the souls

of scolds, iii. 87.
Dog and gridiron, a sign, ii. 285.
Dogs, how affected by the poisonous
steams of the grotto del Canl, i. 436 ; of
Vulcan, account of them, iv. 126, 127 ;
could distinguish the chaste from the
unchaste, 126 ; worried a priest, and
were hanged for loss of instinct, 127.

Doggett, how cuckolded on the stage, lil,

Doggett's letter to Bickerstaffe, ii. 80 ; the
answer, ib. ; his civilities to Bicker*
Btaffe, ii. 85.

Dolphins, transformation of mariners into^
i. 131.

Domitia, her bust at Florence, i. 496.

Domitian, Martial censured _ for ridi-
culing his memory, i. 312 ; his tyranny,

Donatelli, his statue of the great Duke of
Tuscany at Leghorn, i. 490.

Donawert, march of Marlborough's army
to, i. 47.

Doodle, Timothy, his letters on innocent
sports and pastimes, iii. 140.

Doria, the Duke of, his palace, i. 362 ; his
statue and inscription, ib.

Double, Feter, his charge against Sir Faul
Swash, iL 222.

Doubt, Nicholas, iL 18.

Douglas, Earl, his heroic fall at Chevy
Chase, ii. 377.

Dover cliff, described by Shakspeare, in
King Lear, ii. 71.

Dragons of Africa, described by Lucan,
i. 321.

Drake, Dr., denies that Addison was tutor
to Earl of Warwick, v. 366.

Drama, originated in religious worship,
iii. 3S4.

Drapery, an everlasting one, proposed, ii.

Dream, of Glaphyra, from Josephus, ii.
442 ; on the dissection of a beau's head
and a coquette's heart, iii 290.

Dreams of the author, concerning his mis-
tress, ii. 70 ; of the band of lovers, 76,
&c. ; of the Temple of Virtue, 88 ; of
Honour and Vanity, 88, 89 ; of Avarice,
90; of Jupiter and tlie Destinies, 101 ;
of the Alps, 138 ; give some idea of the
great excellence of the human soul, iv.
1 ; are an instance of the natural per-
fection of the mental faculties, ib. ; pas-
sions affect the mind most when we are
asleep, 2 ; the soul's power of divining
in dreams, 3 ; the art of divining, uni-
versally amusing, 23 ; the Moorfields
interpreter, 23, 24 ; dreams, according
to old women, go by contraries, 197,
198 ; of a Spaniard, exhibiting death as
a Proteus, 257 ; of the tribunal of "Rha-
daraanthus, 298.

Dreams and Visions of Addison, have
more than all the grace and invention
of Plato's, 196, note.
Dream-tree, described, ii, 120.
Dress, female, the jToduct of a hundred
climates, ii, 372 ; in the country, old
fashioned, 457.
Drinking, a rule prescribed for it, iii. 66.
Droll, an ingenious one, his method of
living, ii. 36 ; a name given to Socrates,
T. 64.



Drolls, admired by the common people of
all countries, iL S26,

Drummer, or the Haunted House, a come-
dy, V. 141 ; Sir lUchard Steele's dedi-
catory epistle to Mr. Congreve, 142;
Preface, 156 ; why it made no figure on
the stage, 152 ; Prologue, l.*)? ; Epilogue^

Drums, who may be so termed in con-
versation, U. 115 ; a club of them,

Drunkenness, a womder why men glory
in it, It. 110; its fatal effects on the
mind, 111.

Drury Lane, sale of palaces, gardens, &c.,
at, ii. 3 i its districts resound with " the
danger of the church," v, 20.

Dry, "Will., a man of method, iii. 499.

Dryden, Mr., a panegyric on his transla-
tions from the Latin poets, i. 1 ; cha-
racterized as a poet, 26 ; an opinion of
his, respecting Milton, refuted, ii. 63 ;
gained less by all his works than Dr.
Case by a single distich, 180 ; his suc-
cessful introduction of rant in tragedy,
310; his translation of the pleadings of
Avarice and Luxury from Persius, 332,
333 ; ridicules false wit in his Mac Fleck-
no, 345 ; his definition of wit more appli-
cable to good writing, 360 ; his criticism
on Ovid's epistle from Dido to jEneas,
361 ; delighted in old ballads, 398 ; his
satirical remark on the fair sex, 486;
his highly finished description of a mu-
table character, iii. 3 ; his translation of
the speech of Pyth^^oras from Ovid, 89 ;
said to have copied a fragment from
Sappho in his love-poems, 115; in his
translation sometimes misrepresents
Virgil, 188 ; his celebrated lines on cri-
ticism, 196 ; considers Satan as Milton's
hero, 200 ; his dramatic writings cri-
ticised, iv. 208 ; his translation of Vir-
gil's fine compliment to Augustus, 265 ;
in imitating Shakspeare's style, said he
excelled himself, 272, 273; quotes an
anticlimax, 381 ; his translation of Vir-
gil praised, v. 48 ; acknowledges the
assistance of Mr. Addison in his trans-
lation of Virgil 148 ; his Absalom and
Achitophel, 216 ; notices respecting,
684, 685.

Dublin University, elect the Prince of
Wales chancellor, v. 21.

Duelling, ridiculed, ii. 25 ; practised with
figures on a -vail, ib. ; amusingly treat-
ed, V. 328.

Duellist, how punished in the Court of
Honour, ii 224.

Duellists, a club of them formed in the
reign of Charles II., ii. 251 ; qualifica-
tions for it, ib.

Duels, mode of preventing, ii. 424.

Duennas, in Spain, their ofi&ce, iv. 409.

Dulness, the god of, his temple, ii. 363 ;
filled with an host of Anagrams, Acros-

tics, Chronograms, 863, 364 ; Magazine
of Kebuses, 364.

Dulwich Hospital, erected and endowej
by Mr. Allen, a player, ii. 3.

Dumb bell, why a favourite exercise with
the Spectator, ii. 451.

Dumblain, successes of the rebels at, how
characterized, iv. 423.

Dumb's Alley, in Holborn, the place of
meeting of the silent club, iv. 234.

Dunbar, David, letters from Addison, v.
430, 431 ; statement respecting, 432.

Dunciad, quotation from, i, 214, note.

Dunkirk, the motto of a medal on that
town censured, i. 351 ; demolition of,
when proposed, iv. 389; provision of the
Treaty of Utrecht for its demolition, v.
454 ; commissioners to inspect the de-
molition, 462, 655.

Duplicates, iu the formation of the body,
a demonstration of an All-wise Con-
triver, iv. 73.

Duration, the idea of it, how entertained
by Mr. Locke, ii. 415 ; different beings
may obtain different notions of the same
parts of duration, 416 ; of happiness
and misery, a question on it by one of
the schoolmen, iv. 121.

Durazzo Palace in Genoa, the best furnish-
ed, i. 362.

D'Urfey, his tales in verse, in a lady's
library, ii. 302 ; Mr. Addison's part in
the Guardian undertaken to serve him,
iv. 159, note; reduced to difficulties in
his old age, 160; his jilay of the Plot-
ting Sisters acted for his benefit, ib. ; a
great favourite with Charles II., 161 ;
the delight of polite companies, 'ib. ;
his character, ib., 162.

Dutch, their taste in sepulchral works su-
perior to ours, ii. 284 ; their favourite
sign of the Gaper, ii. 326 ; our genuine
friends and allies, v. 97.

Dutch minister of state, a. gipsy in his
youth, ii. 492.

Dutch settlement in Nova Zembla, a thaw
of words there, ii. 197.

Dutch virtues, those of King William so
styled by the Tories, iv. 422.

Dutchman, wlio broke his leg, was thank-
ful it was not his neck, iv. 119.

Duty, not custom, in certain cases, the
rule of action, iv, 123.

Duties, of the marriage state reciprocal, ii.
485 ; export and import, regulated by
the late treaty of commerce, v. 51, 56.

Dyer's Letter, a source of amusement to
Sir Roger, ii. 481 ; read by foxhunters
for its style, v. 480.

Dying for the fair sex, how punished, ii.
53, 54.

" Dying for love," a metaphor, illustrated,
iii. 354.

JEach, ungrammatically used, iii. 184, note.
Earth, its sacred theory, by Dr. Burnett,



a Latin poem on, i. 251 ; how repre-
sented on medals, 307 ; the souls of
sluggish women composed of, m. 87 ;
before it was cursed, represented as an
altar breathing- incense, 258 ; its changes
after the fall, 264; why covered with
green, 363.

Earthquake and darkness at the death of
our Saviour, recorded by Phlegon the
I'rallian, v. 109.

Earthquakes, where frequent in times of
peace, iv. 495.

East India Company, New, formed, v. 353 ;
uniKd with the Old, ib.

East Indies, widows burn themselves
there, iv. 408.

Easy, Charles, recommends certain papers
ol the Spectator as a cure for hypo-
chondriac melancholy, iv. 75.

Echion, one of the surviving offspring of
the dragon slain by Cadmus, i. 118.

Echo, a famous one, in 'Woodstoek Park,
allusion ro,i.57; transformation of, 125 ;
reason of an omission in the story, 126,
notei an artl6ctal one, near Milan, 373 ;
conceit of making it give rational an-
swers, ii. 34S ; ridiculed in Hudibras, 349,

Edict, against ogling, ii. 221 ; of the Spec-
tator, against au absurd practice in
poetry, iv. 46 ; a supposed one of the
Pretender, for raising the value of cur-
rent coin, 467.

Editions of the Classics, their faults, iii.

Editors, modern, their senseless affecta-
tion of Terence's and Plautus's phrases,
V. 219.

Education, a liberal one, expensive, and
deserves more encouragement, ii. 37 ;
its benefits exemplified in the story of
Eudoxus and Leontine, 469 ; necessity
of a good one, and its effects on the
mind, iii, 95, 96.

Edward the Confessor, Sir Eoger de Cover-
ley's remarks on, iii. 331.

Edward HI., had heirs male in two direct
descents, iv. 476 ; greatly encouraged
trade, v. 49 ; his prayers and thanks-
givings before and after the battle of
Cressy, 80.

Eginbart, secretary to Charles the Great,
a story concerning him, lit. 43.

Egotism, generally proceeds from vanity,
iv. 98 ; many great men guilty of it, 98,
99 • a figure not to be found among the
ancient rhetoricians, 99 ; remarkable in
authors of memoirs, and In modern pre-
faces, 100; allowable in works of hu-
mour, ib. ; egotists in conversation, ib.

Egypt, medallic representation of, i. ,^23 ;
a short sketch of its plagues in Paradise
Lost, iii. 278 ; its pyramids, 408.

Egyptians punished perjury with death,
IV. 418.

Elephant, an emblem of Africa, i. 321 ; a
reverse of Cssar, ii, 347.

Elephantis, the, noticed by Martial, i. 44A.

EUnor, Queen, a character in the opera of
Rosamond, i. 57 ; poisons Bosamond, 72,

Eliogabalus, his bust in alabaster at Flo-
rence, i. 496.

Elisha, his pathetic reply to Hasael, It.

Elisions, used by Milton, after what ex-
ample, iii. 194, note.

Elizabeth (Queen), a saying ascribed to
her, iii. 102 ; her medal on the defeat of
the Armada, 305 ; account of a retired
statesman in her days, iv. 152; remark-
able for steadiness and consistency, 490 ;
her speech at the University of Oxford,
V. 24 ; greatly encouraged trade, 49 ; made
a Whig by the Freeholder, 96, Tiote.

Elizabeth, Princess of Bohemia, praised
for her knowledge of philosophy, iv. 507.

Ellipsis, frequent and natural in all lan-
guages, iv. 58, note; instances of, in
the Spectator, 77, note, 84, note.

Elliptical forms of speech, how to be ex-
plained, according to Mr. Locke, iv. 144,
7iote; frequent in English, 264, note.

Elliptical expression, v. 39, note; aproper
one, 80, note.

Eloquence, a goddess attendant on Liber-
ty, ii. 140 ; an art most proper for the
female sex, iii. 143.

Elpenor, described to have broken his
neck in a debauch of wine, a warning
to drunkards, ii. 111.

Elysium, described by Virgil, ii. 123 ; its
joys described in Telemachus, ii. 131.

Elzevir classics in wood, ii. 302.

Elzevir, the printer, more famous than
any pensioner of Holland, iii. 349.

Emblematical descriptions in various po-
ets, iii. 424.

Eminent men most exposed to censure
and flattery, ii. 425.

Eminent persons, accounts of their death,
instructive, iii. 301.

Emma (Queen), allusion to her trial by
ordeal, iii. 68.

Emperor, The, opposed to the admission
of the King of Prussia to the Triple
Alliance, v. 469.

Empires, great, ought to be cantoned out
into petty principalities, i. 505.

Employments, how changed into diver-
sions, iii. 454.

Enceladus, buried under Mtna., i. 38.

Encouragement, in love affairs, a nice
point to define, iv. 170.

Eneid, third, translation of a story from,
i. 38.

Enemy, rule respecting our behaviour to-
wards one, iii. 109.

England, how enriched by commerce, ii.

English, courted by the Pope to settle at
Civita Vecchia, i. 492 ; pictures of the
EngUsh rebels at Fribourg, 517; al-
lowed by foreigners to be naturally



modest, iii. 386 ; pTevailing taste for
epigram and conceit hi writing, 393;
theii thirst after news, 461 ; bashful in
all that regards religion, 471 ; why they
ought especially to love their country,
iv. 415 ; easily duped by designing and
self-interested Tories, 422 ; said by fo-
reigners to be given to change, 488 ;
how considered by the French, 506 j un-
accountably disposed to borrow fashions
from them, 508.
English language loves ellipses, iv. 264,

English lyrics, finely Imitated, iv. 248.
English nation, the securest in the world,
in a multitude of counsellors, iv. 85 ;
a wiser nation than the French, but not
so happy, 183 ; inconstancy of the cli-
mate, 185 J wittier than the French, but
not so merry, 192; compared to Trin-
culo's kingdom of viceroys, 390 ; form of
government, how to be considered, ib.
English poets, account of, i. 22.
English tongue, naturally grave and so-
norous, 11. 416, note; speculations on,
496 ; want of vowels in it, 497; abbre-
viations frequent, 498 j shows the na-
tural temper of the English, ib. ; adul-
terated by the importation of foreign
■words, iii. 12 ; French phrases Intro-
duced, 13 ; a letter filled with them, 14 ;
Improved by Hebraisms, 383.
Englishman of five noses, a gentleman so

called, and why, il. 217.
Englishmen, different nations of which
they are composed, ii. 10 ; a caution to
Englishmen in general, 59.
Enigma of the tree with black and white

leaves, Iv. 403.
Enigmatical style in party-writing exem-
plified, iv. 106, 107.
Enmity, its good fruits, iii. 377.
Enormities, little ones, which preachers

dare not meddle with, iv. 223.
Ens Raiionis, often exhibited on sign-
posts, ii. 285.
Entertainments, public, abused by party

rage, v. 25, 27.
Enthusiasm, the offspring of mistaken
devotion, Hi. 72 ; tinctured with mad-
ness, ib.
.Envy, personification of, i.llO ; personified,
Ii. 13; described as a painter, S94 ; the
abhorrence of It denotes a gi'eat mind,
' iii. 152 ; monuments raised by it, glori-
ous to a man's memory, 343.
Envy and cavil, the fruits of laziness and.

ignorance, iv. 149.
Eon, Chevalier, his arrival in England, v.

Epaminondas, his remark on posthumous

reputation, iii. 339.
Epic Foem, its three qualifications, iii.
177 — 179; requisites of the language,
190; the actors, not the author, to en-
gross the discourse, 200.

Epictetus, compares the world to a thea-
tre, iii. 100 ; his rule for considermg the
reproaches of an enemy, 342, 343; his
precept on condolence with a friend,
373; his advice on evil speaking, iv,
255 ; his saying on earthenware, 333.
Epicureans, an obvious difference between
them and the Christians in the propa-
gation of their tenets, v. 133, note.
Epicurus delighted in a garden, iv. 137.
Epigram, on a capricious friend, ii. 369,
370 ; on the Spectator, by Mr. Tate,
iv, 7.
Epilogue, to the British Enchanters, i.
82 ; to Cato, by Dr. Garth, 226 ; to the
Drummer, spoken by Mrs. Oldfield, v.
Episode, its use in epic poetry, Hi. 178,

Epitaph, Italian, on a valetudinarian, ii,
281 ; of a charitable man, iii. 36 ; on the
Countess Dowager of Pembroke, 328;
in Pancras church-yard, iv. 66, 67,
Epitaphs, Italian, often more extravagant
than those of other countries, 1. 378 ; on
Ariosto at Ferrara, 398 ; on Ludlow,
and Andrew Broughton, 514; the ex-
travagance of some and modesty of
others, ii. 283.
Equipages, the splendour of them in
France, ii. 262 ; a great temptation to
the female sex, 263.
Equity described on a medal, i. 283.
Erasistratus, his mode of discovering the
passion of Antiochus for Stratonice, iii.
Erasmus, a saying of his, ii. 348, 349; his
quotation of a speech of Socrates, iii.
45 : inclined to invoke that philosopher
as a saint, ib. ; his remark on the Uni-
versities in his time, 131 ; his compari-
son of Sir Thomas More to Democtitus,
Eridanus^ river, described, i. 31.
Erratum, a remarkable one, in an edition

of the Bible, iv. 125.
Error, not to be advanced by perspicuity,

v. 2.
Errors and prepossessions difficult to be

avoided, ii. 452.
Erus the Armenian, Plato's vision of, for

what remarkable, ill. 90.
Escargatoire, a breeding place for snails,

i. 517.
Essay on Virgil's Georgics, i. 154; when

written, ib., note.
Essays, the Spectator's mode of writing

them, Iii. 497.
Essay writing, its requisites, 11. 473.
Essex, Lord, succeeds the Earl of Abing-
don, V. 359.
Estrades, the Marshal d*, his book of
Treaties and Negotiations recommended
to the ladies, ii. 409.
Et cetera, an aposiopesls much used by
some learned authors^ 11. 99.



St ceteras, well written, help the sale of
insipid pamphlets, iv. 106.

Eternity, represented in ancient medals
with a g;lobe and a phcenix on iti i. 283 ;
expressed by the sun and moon, 288 ;
by a figure sitting on a globe of the hea-
vens adorned with stars, 289; personi-
fied in a vision, ii. 88 ; the future half
of it contemplated, 110; described as a
tide, 500, 501 ; past and to come, iv.
143 ; the former a depth not to be
sounded by human understanding, ib. j
creed of a philosopher upon it, 145.

Etheridge, Sir George, his way of making
love in a tub, ii. 482.

Ethics, Dr. Moore's admirable system of,
undeservedly neglected, ii. 401, note.

Etymology of the English language con-
founded by some authors, ii. 498.

Euclid, a great wit, according to Dryden's
definition, ii. 360.

Eudoxus and Leontine, story of, ii. 469 ;
exchange their children, 470; disclose
the secrets of their birth and marry
them, 472.

Eugene, Prince, his interview and alli-
ance with the Duke of Marlborough,
i. 45 ; his protection solicited by the
Lucquese against the Florentines, 494.

Eugenio IV. Pope, deposed by the council
of Basil and restored, i. 511.

Eugenius, a character in the Dialogues on
Medals, i. 255 ; a man whose good-na-
ture is regulated by prudence, ill. 35.

Eunica, a maid of Paphos, takes the
Lover's Leap a second time, and re-
covers, ill. 123.

Euphrates, river contained in one bason,
iii. 407.

Euripides, instance of ellipsis in a pas-
sage from, iv. 58, note; an expression in
one of his plays, gave great offence to
the Athenians, iv. 419.

Europa, rape of, i. 112 ; notes on, 145.

Europe, all its languages spoken on the
Royal Exchange, ii. 373 ; a law of
honourformerlyobservedinitswars, iv.

Eusden, Mr., his verses to the author of
Cato, i. 164.

Eusebius mentions Pontius Pilate's re-
cord of our Saviour's death, v. 106.

Evangelists, belief of early writers in
their history of our Saviour, v. 115 ;
tradition of the apostles secured by their
•writings, 126 ; diligence of the disciples
in sending abroad these writings, 127 ;
predictions of our Saviour recorded by
them, 133; their accounts of the Mes-
siah agree with those of the Prophets,

Eve, her virtues described, ii. 43 ; her af-
fectionate address to Adam, 63 ; an ex-
ample to all her daughters, 404 ; ex-
quisitely described in Paradise Lost,
iii. 228 ; her speech to Adam, ih. ; her

dream, 231 ; her domestic employments,
234; account of her formation in Adam's
dream, 258; her parting from Adam,
259 ; how addressed by Adam after her
transgression, ib. ; her pathetic address
to Adam, 267 ; her complaint on hearing
she was to be removed from Paradise,
273 ; her dream during the visions of
Adam, 280 ; her innocence, not her na-
kedness, to be imitated by her daugh-
ters, iv. 180 ; her treatment of the angel,
described by Milton, 263.

Everbloom, Lady, indicts Benjamin Buz-
zard in the Court of Honour, ii. 21S.

Evergreens, their use in gardens, iii. 501.

Everlasting Club, account of it, ii. 379,
380; when instituted, 379; quantity of
liquors and tobacco consumed by it,
380; four general meetings in the year,

Evil spirits, fallacy of attributing our
Saviour's miracles to their agency, v.

Evremond (Mons. de St.), his apology
for Komish superstitions, iii. 93; his
remark on the death of Fetronius Ar-
biter, 340,

Examinations of the primitive Christians
preparatory to initiation, v. 124.

Examiner, finds out treason in the word
expect, iv. 304; a witness called by
Count Taxis, 368 ; a political paper in
which Swift was concerned, ib., note ;
■why more properly to be called execu-
tioner, 370; Annotations on Dr Garth's
poem, ib.; riddle, 371; hint for it,
whence stolen, 372; certain phrases of
the Examiner animadverted on, 374;
his tenderness for ingratitude, 375 ; let-
ter to him cries up an antidote to the
poison scattered through the nation,
376; panegyric on the Duke of Anjou,
ib.; calls the Tories the whole body of
the English nation, 377 ; his impudent
egotism, 378 ; mistakes Cato the censor
for Cato of Utica, ib. ; his vein cf poetry
and satire, ib. ; angry at the Duke of
Marlborough's victories, 379; his lan-
guage criticised, 380 ; anticlimax, ib. ;
argumentative part eminently charac-
terised by nonsense, 386 ; his system of
politics, 387 ; was answered by General
Stanhope, 388; drift of Ms confused
dissertation on foreign affairs, 389 ; his
aspersions on the Dutch and Ger-
mans, ib. ; a Tory paper of the last
reign, iv. 469 ; Its infamous character,
lb. ; its intolerance, 470 ; Swift's con-
nexion with it, V. 407, 408.

Example, more Improving than precept,
iii. 310.

Excellency, a title given to ambassadors,
ill. 100.

Exchange, a constant resort of the Spec-
tator, il. 230.

Exercise, necessary to our well being, ii.



449 ; its benefits illustrated in an East-
ern allegory, iii. 64.

Exercise of the fan taught, ii. 428.

Exeter, its inhabitants vie with those of
London in politics, v. 93.

Exilles taken by the Duke of Savov. v
372. ^

Existence, the love of, a proof of the im-
mortality of the soul, ii. 443 j a blessing
to those beings only which are endowed
with perception, iv. 41.

Expedients to alleviate the expense of
the Spectator, iv. 6.

Expedition of Alexander the Greatjscheme
of an opera on it, ii. 292.

Expenses oftener proportioned to our ex-
pectations than possessions, iii. 63.

Experiment, a barbarous one, to exem-
plify parental love in animals, ii. 458,
459. '

Expletive, why introduced in the close of
a paragraph, ii. 159, note.

Expletives, in poetry, rule respecting, i.
9, note; their " feeble aid " exemplified,
iii. 155.

Exportation duties in the Spanish trade,
reduced to their ancient standard, v. 51.

Expression, careless, 275, note; of Mr.
Addison's, by which one might swear
to the author, v. 219, note.

Extortion, his office in the Temple of-
Avarice, ii. 91.

Extracts from the writings of antiquity,
not the most pleasing of Mr. Addison's
works, ii. 115, note.

Extricate, a verb not to be used absolute-

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